UPMC is actively hiring for an Associate Network Security Engineer to join their Network Security Team. The Network Security team is responsible for providing and managing network security design, operations, and application delivery enterprise-wide. They also provide next-generation perimeter firewall management, F5 application delivery, and network security tools for cyber threat prevention and detection
The Associate Network Security Engineer is responsible for the daily operations of securing the data transport network. This individual will be responsible for the implementation and administration of network security hardware and software, and they will enforce network security policies and compliance activities. This is an entry-level position within Network Security. The candidate is expected to have a solid understanding of core IT knowledge in networking and firewalls along with a background in programming.
If you are someone who has a passion for IT Security and is looking to join a close-knit group of highly knowledgeable individuals, then we encourage you to apply today!
Triage issues and escalate to Network Security SME's and Management as necessary
Conduct Network Security operations, including: Firewall exception processing Password Changes Tier 2 troubleshooting
Manage: Palo Alto, Juniper, and Cisco firewalls Site-to-Site VPN's DDoS Network Admission Control
Deploy new firewalls and Site-to-Site VPN's
Create new Managed Objects for DDoS prevention
Maintain electronic documentation: Network diagrams Processes / Procedures Inventory (CMDB)
Typically has a 2-year academic degree and knowledge of Network Security through education or practical work experience.
Understanding of: TCP/IP Network & Application Layer Firewall technologies
Ability to: Manage complex firewall policies
Prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Experience in Python programming language is a plus
Knowledge in API security is a plus
Palo Alto experience is a plus
This is a remote opportunity with office space available when needed in Pittsburgh, PA
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Entry-level certification (Cisco CCENT, Security+, Palo Alto PCCSA, etc.) is preferred or other approved IT certificate.
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as Women in Information Technology (WIT), Female Leadership Innovation and Growth in Health Care & Technology (FLIGHT), or PRIDE Health, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy.